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Indian exports of polished diamonds slip 0.3% in July

Indian exports of polished diamonds slip 0.3% in July

NEW DELHI: India’s exports of polished diamonds in July were $1.65 billion, a slight decline of 0.3 percent on the year. Polished exports for the April to July period rose 2.4 percent to $7.4 billion, according to the figures released by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC).

Polished imports declined by 8.4 percent to $228.0 million in July, but declined by 8.4 percent to $885.8 million for the April to July period. The GJEPC said that imports of rough decreased by 6.1 percent in July to $1.33 billion, but for the April to July period soared by 11.6 percent to $6.7 billion.